Tag: George R.R. Martin

I Won NaNoWriMo!

Well, today, I can finally publish a blog post without feeling guilty. It is Day 23 of NaNoWriMo, and I passed the 50,000 word mark! Yes, I won my very first time doing NaNoWriMo, and it feels great. I think the best gift NaNoWriMo has given me (apart from 50,000 words towards the first draft…

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When in Zylteriia…

World building is mentally exhausting. I haven’t spent much time blogging about craft books lately, but I have been making my way through The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction by Philip Athans. I am almost half way through. The book is filled with your standard, practical (if not somewhat generic) novel writing advice…

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Writing the Fiction Series

I just finished reading Karen Wiesner’s Writing the Fiction Series. I knew the moment I had the idea for my current project that it would be a series rather than a stand-alone novel, so I picked up this book for some series-specific advice. Overall, I think it provided excellent advice and structured worksheets to help a series…

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